Does every gender incongruent person need psychiatric assessment before treatment?

Gender identity is not a mental disorder, but a condition related to sexual health. In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, experts in the field discuss if gender incongruent persons need psychiatric assessment before treatment.

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